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UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School Department of PM&R Grand Rounds

December 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am CST

McGovern Medical School

Addressing Body Image and Disfigurement Concerns for Individuals Affected by Illness and Trauma: Best Practices for Psychosocial Care

Following this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. describe at least 2 theoretical models relevant to body image treatment of medical populations
  2. identify best practices for approaching conversation about body image
  3. identify major content areas for brief clinical assessment of body image concerns,
  4. delineate practical tips and strategies for treatment of body image concerns


Michelle Fingeret, Ph.D., FAPOS

  • Licensed Psychologist, specializing in body image and cancer
  • Owner, Fingeret Psychology Services
  • Creator, Body Image Research and Therapy Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Author, Body Image Care for Cancer Patients: Principles and Practices


December 8, 2023
8:00 am - 9:00 am CST